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FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 9:00am EST
much the president feels empowered by his second election, you know, the inauguration a couple of days away and what his read is on where the country is on this issue. we heard from gabrielle giffords and mark kelly the other day, they say they are gun owners but want to see restrictions on assault weapons and multiple clips. what is your sense for which way this is going? when. >> reporter: you know, at the beginning, soon after newtown and at the beginning of this back and forth it seemed like that could have a lot of votes in congress to move through. it seems as often has happened that sides, they go to their corners. we'll see after the vice president comes out with the tax force recommendations whether there is some coming together on some solutions. what hasn't been talked about a lot are the mental health aspects of this. or the hollywood aspect of it, and we haven't focused on it. so if there is a comprehensive approach to it, perhaps it will get more people involved. martha: as you said coming into this there are so many laws already on the books that are just not enforced, m
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
conference of the first term. and the first since he won re-election. we'll bring it to you live as soon as it gets underway. brit hume will join us shortly on what we can expect from the president this morning. no doubt we will hear about this as well the debate over new gun laws sending gun sales surging across the country. here is a look at the long line at a gun show, and guess writ is? just outside of san francisco. hardly hard-core gun country. lines stretching around the block, people eager to get inside that gun show. brand-new hour starts now of "america's newsroom." i'm martha maccallum. bill: i'm bill hemmer. good morning at home. that is a sight you do not expect to see. what we are seeing in san francisco is happening in many parts of the country, gun stores so busy they are finding it hard to stock shelves and reporting record sales as folks fear that new restrictions on guns and ammunition. they are scooping up what they can. >> is ammo hard to come by? >> oh, yeah, yeah,. >> why do you think that is? >> everybody is afraid that they will ban it. >> do you think people ar
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
. of course on the trail that was when candidate obama was trying to get elected. more on this in a fair and balanced debate over what can get done and what will not get through. have that for you later in the hour. meanwhile the debate over guns in this country having a huge impact on gun sales. according to data, just released by the fbi, december saw the most background checks for gun sales since the agency's current system was in place in 1988. overall gun checks surged by 19% in 2012 from the previous year. potential gun buyers have been flocking to gun shows in record numbers all across the country since the shooting in newtown, connecticut, possibly worried about new restrictions in the coming months. >> we know that there's going to be some new laws. so, i kind of put it off and put it off until now. now, you know, we went through and came down here to get what we wanted before everything is illegal. bill: gun shows on the whole facing controversy. recent shows in the northeast were canceled following the newtown shooting, also angering gun advocates. martha: let's go back to d.c
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
successful in getting democratic senators who for instance are a lot of them up for re-election in 2014 in red states, in pro-gown states. and so, you know, they look at voters. forget about the nra. they look at their voters who don't want to see tough new gun controls and tough new limits on the kind of guns they can buy. are they going to differentiate the kind of gun they can buy and the kind of magazine they can buy? will they differentiate buying the gun but in all cases going through a background check? that is whether we'll see the administration can get some of this through the congress. martha: we'll all learn what a universal background check would really entail. sounds like that is something they feel they might be able to get through. it is interesting to me, chris, they are saying they will have this commission sort of roll out in terms of what the white house wants on tuesday. they're finishing discussions today. they will speak with media leaders, about that element of all of this but you know, does that indicate, they have already kind of got their plans set and they're
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